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NASA Develops ‘Sensory Skin’ To Detect Damage Outside Spacecraft In Real Time

A new invention by NASA scientists acts like a 'sensory skin' and picks up signs of damage to spacecraft interior in real time. Learn more about the Flexible Damage Detection System currently in development.

Space March 27, 2017

Logitech Reveals New Education-Focused Accessories For 9.7-Inch iPad

Logitech launched its Rugged Combo keyboard case for the newly launched 9.7-inch iPad. This product has been designed especially for students and can be used inside classrooms.

Gadgets March 22, 2017

Google Confirms Hardware Problem With Pixel Smartphones, Owners Will Have To Return Devices To Get A Fix

Some Google Pixel users were experiencing hardware issues regarding their microphones. Google has confirmed that devices with these issues would be recalled and the problem would be fixed.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 10, 2017

Stephen Hawking Warns Of Robot Apocalypse: Here's How Humanity Can Protect Itself From Artificial Intelligence

Physicist Stephen Hawking warns of robot apocalypse that 'may destroy us all by nuclear or biological war.' The call for humanity's protection from the potential technological agression reverberates stronger now more than ever, but the question is how.

Robotics March 9, 2017

Stephen Hawking Predicts Human Destruction From Technological Advances

Famous physicist Stephen Hawking has cautioned that technological strides that helped humans achieve insurmountable feats will also lead to their demise. He sees threats coming from nuclear war, biological war and advancements like artificial intelligence.

Earth/Environment March 8, 2017

CES 2017 Biggest Trends To Shake The Scene This Year: Mobile Chipsets, Auto News, PCs, VR, IoT And More

A new year has kicked into gear and CES 2017 is just around the corner to get us started on a new tech journey. From VR to IoT, auto news, PCs, mobile chipsets and more, here are the major CES trends we expect this year.

January 2, 2017

What's Ahead For The World Of Technology In 2017?

So many technological advancements are expected to hit the market in the coming year. Take a look at five of the most highly anticipated newsmakers of the tech industry in 2017.

December 31, 2016

The NBA Players Union Will Hold Its First-Ever Tech Summit, Led By Golden State Warrior Andre Iguodala

The National Basketball Players Association will be holding its inaugural NBPA Technology Summit in San Francisco this month. The event will be spearheaded by Andre Iguodala, the sixth man of the Golden State Warriors and the 2015 NBA Finals MVP.

Business Tech July 6, 2016

Apple's Short Film Shows How Technology Helps Individuals With Autism Have A Voice

To celebrate Autism Acceptance Month, Apple released a short film called 'Dillan's Voice' on April 2. The movie shows how technology can aid people who are non-verbal and autistic express themselves by giving them a voice.

Internet April 4, 2016

Disney Patents Magnetic Toys That Work With Smart Devices

In a new patent, Disney combined magnetic toys with smart devices to create a new kind of toy that uses magnetic fields to allow kids to guide it over a touchscreen display.

February 29, 2016

Educated, Hard-Working Immigrants Are America's Biggest Innovators: Study

The prevailing image of the American innovator is a young, tech-savvy, college dropout building Silicon Valley startups. A new report on innovation and the STEM field, however, paints a different picture.

Society February 25, 2016

International Day Of Women In STEM Celebrates The Success Of Females In The Sciences

The UN aims to bring awareness to gender inequality and give women the credit they deserve for their accomplishments by celebrating the first annual International Day of Women and Girls in Science on Thursday.

Internet February 11, 2016

Alphabet Introduces Verily, The Health Division Formerly Known As Google Life Sciences

Google Life Sciences, the health division that became an independent company as part of Alphabet, is now called Verily.

Business December 8, 2015

This High-Tech Picture Book Allows Children To Fly Through Space And Land At Their Front Door [Interview]

The London-based company Lost My Name has released its second personalized children's book that allows the reader to explore space and fly over their neighborhood on their journey home.

Internet Culture November 30, 2015

Oak Labs And Ralph Lauren Launch An Interactive Fitting Room Smart Mirror For Finding The Perfect Outfit

Ralph Lauren debuts touchscreen smart mirrors at its New York City flagship location that allow shoppers to adjust the lights, request new options or sizes and get style recommendations.

Gadgets November 19, 2015

Ultra-Thin Material Can Hide Military Jets From Radar: Here Are Other Technologies That Can Change Warfare

Technology changes the face of warfare, literally. Chinese researchers developed an ultra-stealth material capable of hiding military jets from radar. Here are other warfare technologies in development.

FUTURE TECH November 16, 2015

Google Doodle Honors Film Star And Inventor Hedy Lamarr

Today's Google Doodle honors the 101st birthday of silver screen legend Hedy Lamarr, golden age Hollywood film star and inventor of technologies that eventually led to GPS, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.

Internet Culture November 9, 2015

First Major Trial Of Self-Healing Concrete Gets Underway

Researchers are testing the effectiveness of three self-healing cement technologies on its first trial run. The results could shed light on how the three technologies could be combined into a single self-repairing system for concrete in the future.

Animals October 31, 2015

Archaeologists Will Use Cosmic Rays To Scan The Pyramids In Hopes Of Uncovering Secrets Of Ancient Egypt

A team of researchers will use cosmic ray muons, infrared thermography and scanners attached to drones to survey and digitally reconstruct four ancient pyramids in Egypt to uncover their mysteries.

October 30, 2015

Nike Executive Envisions A Future When People Could 3D Print Their Shoes At Home

3D printing is expected to further allow for a slew of exciting applications in the future, and Nike has apparently thought about leveraging the technology to benefit consumers.Here's what to expect.

Gadgets October 13, 2015

This Washing Machine Of The Future Will Wash, Dry And Fold Your Clothes For You

Panasonic, Daiwa House and Seven Dreamers Laboratories demoed the Laundroid bot that will wash, dry and fold your clothes at CEATEC consumer electronic show in Tokyo.

Robotics October 8, 2015

The 8 Best Tech Documentaries To Stream Right Now On Netflix

Get your geek on with these tech documentaries available to stream on Netflix, including the biographies of Steve Jobs, Nikola Tesla and Walter L. Shaw.

FEATURE September 4, 2015

GE Neuro VR Oculus App Lets Users Explore The Mind Of A Musician

GE in collaboration with VR creative studio Kite & Lightning debuted its new Oculus app that lets viewers explore the mind of musician Reuben Wu.

Apps/Software September 2, 2015

Google Teams Up With Sanofi To Improve Diabetes Management And Treatment

Google is partnering up with French pharmaceutical company Sanofi, the maker of the world’s best-selling insulin, to improve the management and treatment of diabetes.

Deals August 31, 2015

The Best Spy Gadgets From 'The Man From U.N.C.L.E', 'Mission Impossible', James Bond And Other Films That Really Exist

The popular spy movies and TV series we love feature some of the most interesting high-tech gadgets. Here's a look at the best spy gear that is actually based off real technology.

Movies/TV Shows August 13, 2015

Electropop Band Yacht Faxed Fans Cover Art To Promote Its New Album

Electropop band Yacht sent 300 fans the cover art of its new album via fax that also included a cover page about the history of fax art.

Computers August 12, 2015

The White House Launches First-Ever Demo Day To Encourage Tech Diversity

President Obama is hosting the first-ever White House Demo Day to increase diversity in tech.

Start Ups August 4, 2015

Microsoft Is Launching A Portal For Teachers To Use Minecraft In The Classroom

Microsoft and Mojang are launching a portal where teachers can share ideas about how to incorporate Minecraft into the classroom.

Video Games June 30, 2015

Most Colorful Color Display Yet Eliminates Need For Backlight

Researchers at the mobile technology company Qualcomm have developed a new type of display that harnesses ambient light instead of relying on backlighting. The technology boosts color-producing capabilities while cutting down on power demands, compared with current displays.

SCIENCE June 23, 2015

Jaguar’s Brainwave Monitoring Reads Your Mind To Keep You Safe

Jaguar Land Rover is working on a project that combines brainwave, sports, medicine and aerospace technology to keep drivers alert so as to increase safety.

FUTURE TECH June 18, 2015

One-Atom Thick Graphene Light Source Could Pave The Way To Flexible And Transparent Displays

A group of scientists has figured out how to get graphene to emit bright, visible light. They also demonstrated a way to scale the technology up enough to be commercially viable for use in digital device displays.

FUTURE TECH June 15, 2015

Scientists Are Color-Coding Forests To Make Maps Showing Best Path To Conservation

The Carnegie Airborne Observatory is a specialized twin-engine airplane that allows scientists to make maps of forests that are colored to reflect levels of certain chemicals in the forest canopy. These details help scientists identify critical targets for conservation.

Earth/Environment June 14, 2015

Astronaut Shakes Hands With Someone On Earth From Space

A new space-to-ground communication system allows astronauts to ‘feel’ objects that are hundreds of kilometers away. Years of research went into making this historic handshake possible.

FUTURE TECH June 5, 2015

These Potholes Tweet At The Government When They Need To Be Fixed

Potholes are a constant problem in any major city. One daily news show in Panama decided to do something about them in the nation's capital using Twitter, of all things.

Internet June 1, 2015

Google Wants To Make The World A Better Place For The Disabled: Here's How

Google has announced an initiative designed to help those with disabilities, with the company pledging to donate $20 million to organizations that use emerging technologies to help disabled people.

Business May 30, 2015

Graphene Gets A Step Closer To Actually Being Useful With 3D-Printed Antenna

Buzz about graphene abounds, but the material has yet to show up in commercial products. A new method for creating graphene-based antennas could lead to one of the material's first commercial applications.

FUTURE TECH May 27, 2015

'Back To The Future II' Technology That Really Exists

'Back to the Future, Part II' made a ton of predictions about the technology of 2015. So what came true? More than you might think.

Movies/TV Shows May 25, 2015

The Co-Founder Of iRobot Creates A Drone For Everyone

Interested in taking airborne videos but not so into the tilted footage typical of drones? Enter the newest household drone, CyPhy LVL 1, which uses revolutionary technology to remain stable.

Gadgets May 20, 2015

Best Tech City In The World: London vs. San Francisco vs. New York City #LondonTechCity

We attended #LondonTechCity in New York City at the MoMA Design Store where we chatted with tech entrepreneurs about their latest products and the state of the London tech scene.

Start Ups May 17, 2015

Bill Nye’s LightSail Kickstarter Hit Its Goal In Less Than Three Days (Video)

A new citizen-funded spacecraft called LightSail is slated for a test run next week. If successful, it will be the first ever light-propelled spacecraft.

Space May 13, 2015

An App That Teaches Echolocation And Furthers Research To Help Visually Impaired People

An upcoming app will contribute to research aimed at making echolocation a more accessible tool for visually impaired people while teaching sighted people some of these skills.

LIFE May 12, 2015

Blame Technology For 'Masculinity Crisis' In Men And Boys

A famous psychologist believed that excessive, solitary consumption of pornography and video games is extremely inhibiting young boys’ social development. Video games and pornography have been secured virtual locations for young men.

LIFE May 11, 2015

Clingfish Offer Inspiration For New Medical Devices

The northern clingfish’s remarkably strong suction abilitiy is inspiring research into new technologies.

Animals May 10, 2015

Brain Control On A Budget: Gadget Allows Users To Control Someone Else’s Arm

DIY neuroscience company Backyard Brains has developed an inexpensive device that allows users to control part of another person’s body with their brains.

Gadgets May 8, 2015

New Parking Technology Could Make Finding An Open Spot Easier

We've all done it: driven in circles around parking lots and garages looking for a single open spot. Now, a new technology developed by Rice University makes finding an open parking spot easier.

Internet Culture April 28, 2015

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